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The One Pizza Vito's From Vito's Pizza Endorses

echoparkdirt Aug 20, 2012 12:12 PM

Is.......

Olio. He fully endorses.

He also said good things about the simple Chicago-style pies of Casa Bianca.

Olio
8075 West 3rd Street #100 Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 930-9490

  1. Arthur Aug 21, 2012 09:05 AM

    echoparkdirt: where can we find this endorsement from Vito? Is it published somewhere, or did Vito say this to you personally, or did you just hear about it secondhand?

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    1. re: Arthur
      echoparkdirt Aug 21, 2012 02:35 PM

      lol. i interviewed him Sunday. He was amazing. Gave me a free slice too!

    2. l
      lapizzamaven Aug 20, 2012 02:46 PM

      though i havent been in a while, i loved the pies at Olio...Brad is a very serious pizzaiolo/chef...not impressed at all by Casa Bianca...just dont get the attraction...Settebello in Pasadena has me most excited...have to see about consistency but i had a great Margherita w/sausage there a couple weeks ago...

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      1. re: lapizzamaven
        WildSwede Aug 21, 2012 03:30 PM

        Yeah, I don't see the attraction to Casa Bianca. Never tried Olio - will need to trek down there soon. I love Settebello and have probably been there about 30 times. I can tell you they are very consistent! I usually get the Margherita, but have tried several others that are also stellar. Pilar, my favorite waitress, knows that I love their pizza with roasted potatoes on them so she lets me know. Also, she will give you good, honest recs. She is there during weekdays at lunch.

      2. c
        Clyde Aug 20, 2012 12:23 PM

        I LOVE LOVE LOVE Vitos... I am not blown away by Olio or Casa Bianca. Two places I have no desire to ever return to for Pizza.

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        1. re: Clyde
          echoparkdirt Jun 8, 2013 04:29 PM

          I just went back to Casa Bianca last nite and had the sausage. In retrospect, I find it unimpressive. The crust is tasteless and cardboardey. The sausage is fine. Average.

          Maybe my stay on the Westside -- where I enjoyed the wonderful light rustic pleasures of the Stella Rosa pizza -- spoiled me for Casa Bianca.

          I will check in on Bollini's in Monterey Park soon to see if that matches up to my memory...

          1. re: echoparkdirt
            SilverlakeGirl Jun 8, 2013 05:04 PM

            I see Settebello is opening in the Marina next.

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